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August 16, 2013
Wired Names "Schneier on Security" to Best Blog List
I made the list of Wired's best "Government and Security" blogs.
Posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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Congratulations You earns it due to your knowledge and due to your courage to tell as well the difficult situations.
Please, continue with your work, also outside this blog, to reach people wh are still ignorant about the dangers we encounter daily; dangers not from traffic or hackers, but from institutions we thought we could trust.
How did you find out?
Did they (unlike Time) tell you, did you read it Wired, or did one of your readers give you a heads up?
Which ever you should "touch" all these mags for a free subscription that you can use to decorate your coffee table ;-)
Tell them you'll put it out on display in the reception room to your office (at EFF or where ever ;) etc and they can then write it off under their advertising budget.
Who knows you might even get a moment or two to look through them and see how the non technocrats live :-)
May I express my gratitude to Bruce Schneier and the cadre of bloggers that make the site a useful and necessary component in a technologists' and citizens' everyday reading. With a greater level of interest sure to follow I will make every effort to be a thoughtful participant. Not too happy with some of my posts, a few are cryptic and there are some spelling/grammatical errors. I hope people focus on the content/context and not my penmanship.
My contributions pale to many of the outstanding contributors that frequent this site. I'm grateful the "big fish" on this blog allow me to pontificate about various subject matter. So far I've not been reprimanded for poor blog edict--and I don't intend to draw such ire.
Thank you all for providing a space to be an outlier, dissident, and defector. Thank you Bruce.
Congrats Bruce. Well done.
--Poster by name of Brett linked it.
--One thing I've learned in my shorter than yours lifetime is to remain humble and not let the praise get to your head. Plus if the website goes real mainstream don't sell out completely, please.
--By not selling out, I mean no more annoying FB/twitter/G+/StumbleUpon/LinkedIn/Permanent share buttons. I understand a lot of people still use these social networks but really is it that hard to copy/paste a url? Basically you're just creating more complexity (I liked the minimal nature of your site) and a potential for someone to accidentally click twice on the "Permanent Share" or other buttons.
Just out of curiosity, any idea how many other top bloggers often publish on Wired? I know I've seen "previously published on wired" before on this blog.
- note: this has more to do why I read this blog and don't bother with Wired, but that might be more of an inertial thing when a *very* early Wired article quoted a [NSA?] agent during the Clipper era implying that only cannibals (he specifically used Jeffrey Dahmer as an example) would need encryption without any comment by Wired.
So... Why are you allowed to bring 3 ounces of shampoo through airport security but not 4?
Congratulations Bruce. You are a true pioneer in this field. I hope others continue to be inspired by your research & analysis. I hope society is better off in the long run from your work.
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